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Exploration Pass

Reserving an Exploration Pass does not guarantee entry. Museums and attractions are offering limited, scheduled entry for paid guests, members and pass holders. Please visit the website for the destination you plan to visit for more information (click on their logo below).

You will need to schedule your visit with the destination directly, either online or by phone, to use an Exploration Pass for entry when you arrive.

Learn about the Colorado State Parks pass program

Sunday July 3, 2022

  • Reserve your museum pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website. Your confirmation email serves as entry at the door. 
  • Please present the printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for (1) person, with up to (3) additional people per party at $5 each.  You are able to pay the fee at the door.
  •  The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • We are accepting walk-ups during the hours of 9 am – 4:15 pm, with first entry at 9 am and last entry at 4:15 pm. Our exhibits close at 5:00 pm.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Special events not included with library pass

Butterfly Pavilion is the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences, home to over 5,000 animals! Embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie the tarantula. Step to Water’s Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail where you’re sure to see critters of all kinds.

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at the cost of $5 per individual. If you are a party of one, your pass is complimentary. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please bring a printed or electronic version of the confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit for entry
  • All persons ages three and above are asked to wear face coverings inside the Museum unless they have a medical condition or recognized exemption
  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Plan your visit: https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/hours-and-tickets/

Experience the legacy of Clyfford Still, an artist whose life has been shrouded in mystery and the bulk of whose work has been hidden from public view for more than 30 years. The museum includes approximately 3,125 works created by Clyfford Still between 1920 and 1980.  

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children 17 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge.

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  • No reservation required
  • Masks are required
  • Now closed on Mondays

There's something amazing about trains. The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Expreience it again at the Colorado Railroad Museum with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, and cabooses on a 15-acre railyard. See our exhibit galleries, renowned library, ROundhouse restoration facility and working turntable. Visit the Depot General Store with thousands of train gifts for every rail fan. 

This pass allows 6 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • No reservation required. Walk-ins welcome. Complimentary entry with library card.
  • Masks and social distancing are required. No hands-on activities currently offered. 
  • Closed Sunday and Monday
  • Open Tuesday–Saturday 10am–4pm

Housed in Historic Station No. 1, the Museum tells the story of the Denver Fire Department. The self-guided tour weaves the city's past with the history of firefighting in creative displays and hands-on activities that are entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages. 

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Check the website for information on parking.

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  • Please reserve your library pass through Arapahoe Libraries reservation system. Additional reservations are not required for museum admission. Check in at the ticketing desk and provide a digtal or printed copy of your pass for adimission. 
  • We encourage the purchase of separate IMAX, Planetarium or Temporary Exhibitions tickets in advance. 
  • Timed entry every 20 minutes. 
  • By order of the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, everyone ages 2 and up are required to wear a mask while at the Museum except while eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. The mask requirement will be in place until Jan. 3 or until the order is rescinded.  The public health order may be accessed here.
  • The IMAX and Planetarium are open with limited seating. Please call 303.370.6306 to purchase tickets.  

Explore the wonders of science, Colorado, Earth and the universe at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! 

This pass allows up to 7 visitors to enter at no cost. You'll also receive discounts on special ticketed exhibitions and10% off in the Museum Shop & Cafe.

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  • After reserving your Arapahoe Libraries pass, you will receive an email confirmation from Arapahoe Libraries; however, this email will not serve as your pass to enter the zoo.
  • To receive your Denver Zoo passes, visit the ticketing link in the confirmation email
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people
  • Passes will be emailed from the Denver Zoo to the email address you provide
  • NOTE: Please bring a printed or digital copy of your Zoo tickets on the day of your visit

The Denver Zoo is celebrating 125 years of operation. Home to more than 3,600 animals, come visit and explore all the Zoo has to offer! 

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  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present the pass on the day of your reservation
  • Masks are required in enclosed spaces, including tour buses. Please follow Jefferson County COVID-19 protocol
  • Please visit dinoridge.org website for the latest protocol updates. 
  • Tours are available on a first come, first serve basis. No reservation is required. Available in both English and Spanish. 
  • Guided bus tours available every day of the week, occuring every 30 minutes.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of a tour time
  • Trek Through Time (museum) open 7 days a week!
  • The Discovery Center is now open!

Dinosaur Ridge is one of the world's most famous dinosaur fossil localities with a family-friendly visitor center and trails for groups of all ages. The Trek Through Time exhibit hall is designed as a walk through different environments at different prehistoric dates. The Dinosaur Ridge Trail has hundreds of dinosaur tracks and a quarry of dinosaur bones.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost to the Trek Through Time Exhibit Hall and a 40-minute guided tour of Dinosaur Ridge on the regularly scheduled hourly shuttle bus (half hourly in the summer). The tours are on a first come, first served basis.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please print or have available on a device, and bring it with you when you arrive.
  • Museum hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am - 5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm, closed Tuesday-Wednesday
  • No bags or purses are allowed on the exhibit floor. 
  • Locker room is currently open, free lockers are available

The Forney Museum of Transportation collects and exhibits a wide range of historical transportation artifacts.  We have trains, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft and much more.  Come see the famous Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ locomotive, or a 1923 Kissel ‘Gold Bug’ that belonged to Amelia Earhart

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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• Register for your pass using Arapahoe Libraries' ticket reservation system and please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email on the day of your visit
• Contact Four Mile Historic Park with any questions: 720-865-0800 or info@fourmilepark.org
• Open Friday - Sunday 10:00AM - 4:00PM
• Self-guided tours are available 

A former stage stop along the Cherokee Trail, the Four Mile House Museum is Denver’s oldest standing structure and the centerpiece of the surrounding twelve-acre history park. Tour historic homestead, say hello to resident farm animals, or just spread a blanket under a shady tree and enjoy a picnic.

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children aged 6 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge. Pass not valid for special events. Pass may be redeemed on the day of your visit for 50% off a Family Membership to the Park.

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  • Reserve a museum pass on the date you would like to visit, then please present a digital or printed copy of your confirmation email at the time of your visit
  • You may purchase additional tickets if your group is larger than four
  • This pass does not guarantee a tour spot. For best redemption odds, please reserve a tour ticket online at www.mollybrown.org and use promo code ARAPAHOE at checkout
  • Need help?  Call 303-832-4092 ext 13
  • Spring 2022 and Fall/Winter 2022 hours: Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10 am–4 pm
  • Summer 2022 hours: May 16th – September 4th
    • Monday – Sunday – 9am – 5pm
    • Last museum entry at 4pm

Denver’s historic Molly Brown House Museum tells the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown’s activism, philanthropy and passion through educational programs, exhibits and stewardship. It is among the most visited historic sites in the state of Colorado, and one of only a handful of sites nationally dedicated to the interpretation of a woman’s story.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please visit Museo's website here to reserve a pass with them as well. This only takes a few minutes. Use discount code: ArapahoeLibrary (case-sensitive) at checkout. 
  • Please provide a printed or digital copy of your email confirmation at the door for museum entry.
  • Questions? Call 303.571.4401.
  • Please mention that you are an Arapahoe Libraries patron when you arrive at the museum.
  • Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 

Museo de las Americas is located in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, it is the premier Latin American art museum in the Rocky Mountain region.Museo is dedicated to educating our community through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the diverse arts and cultures of the Americas, from ancient to contemporary, through innovative exhibitions and programming.Museo has served the Denver community for 29 years through award-winning exhibitions, educating programming and events.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After you reserve your library pass, please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email for admission to the museum
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) adults, children 18 and under are free
  • Library patrons must check out the pass from the library to visit Museum of Contemporary Art. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Hours: Tues-Fri, 12-7pm, Sat and Sun, 10am-5pm, Closed Mon
  • The first Saturday of every month is Penny Saturdays at the Museum; library passes do not cover Penny Saturdays but you are welcome to visit on that day for a penny
  • Special events and Holiday Theater events not included with library pass

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is paving a new path for a 21st century museum that is both/and: We are both advancing the field of contemporary art and providing a platform for creative expression, in the broadest sense of the term. We present both world-class exhibitions and quirky events, serious lectures and epic parties. We are both sophisticated and unpretentious. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Children 18 and under are free.

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  • Library pass holders must present a printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people at the door
  • Library patrons must reserve their pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website to visit National Ballpark Museum. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am- 5 pm, and closed all major holidays.
  • For special openings before Rockies games, news, and other updates, visit their website: https://ballparkmuseum.com/

Located in the LoDo (Lower Downtown) neighborhood of Denver, the National Ballpark Musem is the culmination of founder, president, and curator, Bruce "B" Hellerstein's lifelong love of baseball. Formerly known as "B's Ballpark Museum," our collection was recognized by Smithsonian Books as one of the top 20 finest private baseball collections in the World. The museum prides itself on one-of-kind treasures, including those from the original 14 classic ballparks. We are the only museum dedicated to ballparks and are dedicated to the Denver community for the preservation of the history of baseball. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • No reservation required. Please present your pass at the door.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Limit of 10 people in gallery at one time
  • New hours: Monday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm

See the finest examples of the quilter’s art, from antique bedcovers to the latest contemporary work. Exhibits change four times a year, so visit often! Go to www.rmqm.org for the latest exhibit schedule and information about classes, programs, and events. Be sure to visit the museum shop for unique pieces by local artists and gifts to nurture the creative spirit.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

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  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present a printed or electronic version of your confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit 
  • No need for a timed reservation slot, feel free to walk-in anytime on the day of your reserved pass date 
  • Hours:
    • Air & Space Museum (Lowry): Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sunday 12–5pm
    • Exploration of Flight (Centennial): Fri-Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 12- 5 pm, Mon 10 am - 5 pm, Closed Tue-Thu
  • Visit Wings Over the Rockies for additional details on admission and visit policies.
  • This pass admits up to (4) individuals over the age of 3

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is Colorado's official air & space museum founded in 1994 and housed at the former Lowry Air Force Base. Dedicated to inspiring, educating and entertaining the public about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Visitors will find over 50 aircraft on display, thrilling flight simulator experiences and a learning center dedicated to the expansion of aerospace education in Colorado.

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Monday July 4, 2022

  • Reserve your museum pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website. Your confirmation email serves as entry at the door. 
  • Please present the printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for (1) person, with up to (3) additional people per party at $5 each.  You are able to pay the fee at the door.
  •  The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • We are accepting walk-ups during the hours of 9 am – 4:15 pm, with first entry at 9 am and last entry at 4:15 pm. Our exhibits close at 5:00 pm.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Special events not included with library pass

Butterfly Pavilion is the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences, home to over 5,000 animals! Embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie the tarantula. Step to Water’s Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail where you’re sure to see critters of all kinds.

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at the cost of $5 per individual. If you are a party of one, your pass is complimentary. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please bring a printed or electronic version of the confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit for entry
  • All persons ages three and above are asked to wear face coverings inside the Museum unless they have a medical condition or recognized exemption
  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Plan your visit: https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/hours-and-tickets/

Experience the legacy of Clyfford Still, an artist whose life has been shrouded in mystery and the bulk of whose work has been hidden from public view for more than 30 years. The museum includes approximately 3,125 works created by Clyfford Still between 1920 and 1980.  

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children 17 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge.

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  • No reservation required
  • Masks are required
  • Now closed on Mondays

There's something amazing about trains. The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Expreience it again at the Colorado Railroad Museum with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, and cabooses on a 15-acre railyard. See our exhibit galleries, renowned library, ROundhouse restoration facility and working turntable. Visit the Depot General Store with thousands of train gifts for every rail fan. 

This pass allows 6 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • No reservation required. Walk-ins welcome. Complimentary entry with library card.
  • Masks and social distancing are required. No hands-on activities currently offered. 
  • Closed Sunday and Monday
  • Open Tuesday–Saturday 10am–4pm

Housed in Historic Station No. 1, the Museum tells the story of the Denver Fire Department. The self-guided tour weaves the city's past with the history of firefighting in creative displays and hands-on activities that are entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages. 

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Check the website for information on parking.

        [0 available ]

  • Please reserve your library pass through Arapahoe Libraries reservation system. Additional reservations are not required for museum admission. Check in at the ticketing desk and provide a digtal or printed copy of your pass for adimission. 
  • We encourage the purchase of separate IMAX, Planetarium or Temporary Exhibitions tickets in advance. 
  • Timed entry every 20 minutes. 
  • By order of the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, everyone ages 2 and up are required to wear a mask while at the Museum except while eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. The mask requirement will be in place until Jan. 3 or until the order is rescinded.  The public health order may be accessed here.
  • The IMAX and Planetarium are open with limited seating. Please call 303.370.6306 to purchase tickets.  

Explore the wonders of science, Colorado, Earth and the universe at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! 

This pass allows up to 7 visitors to enter at no cost. You'll also receive discounts on special ticketed exhibitions and10% off in the Museum Shop & Cafe.

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  • After reserving your Arapahoe Libraries pass, you will receive an email confirmation from Arapahoe Libraries; however, this email will not serve as your pass to enter the zoo.
  • To receive your Denver Zoo passes, visit the ticketing link in the confirmation email
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people
  • Passes will be emailed from the Denver Zoo to the email address you provide
  • NOTE: Please bring a printed or digital copy of your Zoo tickets on the day of your visit

The Denver Zoo is celebrating 125 years of operation. Home to more than 3,600 animals, come visit and explore all the Zoo has to offer! 

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  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present the pass on the day of your reservation
  • Masks are required in enclosed spaces, including tour buses. Please follow Jefferson County COVID-19 protocol
  • Please visit dinoridge.org website for the latest protocol updates. 
  • Tours are available on a first come, first serve basis. No reservation is required. Available in both English and Spanish. 
  • Guided bus tours available every day of the week, occuring every 30 minutes.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of a tour time
  • Trek Through Time (museum) open 7 days a week!
  • The Discovery Center is now open!

Dinosaur Ridge is one of the world's most famous dinosaur fossil localities with a family-friendly visitor center and trails for groups of all ages. The Trek Through Time exhibit hall is designed as a walk through different environments at different prehistoric dates. The Dinosaur Ridge Trail has hundreds of dinosaur tracks and a quarry of dinosaur bones.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost to the Trek Through Time Exhibit Hall and a 40-minute guided tour of Dinosaur Ridge on the regularly scheduled hourly shuttle bus (half hourly in the summer). The tours are on a first come, first served basis.

        [0 available ]

  • After reserving your library pass, please print or have available on a device, and bring it with you when you arrive.
  • Museum hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am - 5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm, closed Tuesday-Wednesday
  • No bags or purses are allowed on the exhibit floor. 
  • Locker room is currently open, free lockers are available

The Forney Museum of Transportation collects and exhibits a wide range of historical transportation artifacts.  We have trains, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft and much more.  Come see the famous Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ locomotive, or a 1923 Kissel ‘Gold Bug’ that belonged to Amelia Earhart

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

        [0 available ]

• Register for your pass using Arapahoe Libraries' ticket reservation system and please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email on the day of your visit
• Contact Four Mile Historic Park with any questions: 720-865-0800 or info@fourmilepark.org
• Open Friday - Sunday 10:00AM - 4:00PM
• Self-guided tours are available 

A former stage stop along the Cherokee Trail, the Four Mile House Museum is Denver’s oldest standing structure and the centerpiece of the surrounding twelve-acre history park. Tour historic homestead, say hello to resident farm animals, or just spread a blanket under a shady tree and enjoy a picnic.

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children aged 6 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge. Pass not valid for special events. Pass may be redeemed on the day of your visit for 50% off a Family Membership to the Park.

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  • Reserve a museum pass on the date you would like to visit, then please present a digital or printed copy of your confirmation email at the time of your visit
  • You may purchase additional tickets if your group is larger than four
  • This pass does not guarantee a tour spot. For best redemption odds, please reserve a tour ticket online at www.mollybrown.org and use promo code ARAPAHOE at checkout
  • Need help?  Call 303-832-4092 ext 13
  • Spring 2022 and Fall/Winter 2022 hours: Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10 am–4 pm
  • Summer 2022 hours: May 16th – September 4th
    • Monday – Sunday – 9am – 5pm
    • Last museum entry at 4pm

Denver’s historic Molly Brown House Museum tells the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown’s activism, philanthropy and passion through educational programs, exhibits and stewardship. It is among the most visited historic sites in the state of Colorado, and one of only a handful of sites nationally dedicated to the interpretation of a woman’s story.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

        [0 available ]

  • After reserving your library pass, please visit Museo's website here to reserve a pass with them as well. This only takes a few minutes. Use discount code: ArapahoeLibrary (case-sensitive) at checkout. 
  • Please provide a printed or digital copy of your email confirmation at the door for museum entry.
  • Questions? Call 303.571.4401.
  • Please mention that you are an Arapahoe Libraries patron when you arrive at the museum.
  • Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 

Museo de las Americas is located in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, it is the premier Latin American art museum in the Rocky Mountain region.Museo is dedicated to educating our community through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the diverse arts and cultures of the Americas, from ancient to contemporary, through innovative exhibitions and programming.Museo has served the Denver community for 29 years through award-winning exhibitions, educating programming and events.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After you reserve your library pass, please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email for admission to the museum
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) adults, children 18 and under are free
  • Library patrons must check out the pass from the library to visit Museum of Contemporary Art. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Hours: Tues-Fri, 12-7pm, Sat and Sun, 10am-5pm, Closed Mon
  • The first Saturday of every month is Penny Saturdays at the Museum; library passes do not cover Penny Saturdays but you are welcome to visit on that day for a penny
  • Special events and Holiday Theater events not included with library pass

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is paving a new path for a 21st century museum that is both/and: We are both advancing the field of contemporary art and providing a platform for creative expression, in the broadest sense of the term. We present both world-class exhibitions and quirky events, serious lectures and epic parties. We are both sophisticated and unpretentious. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Children 18 and under are free.

        [0 available ]

  • Library pass holders must present a printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people at the door
  • Library patrons must reserve their pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website to visit National Ballpark Museum. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am- 5 pm, and closed all major holidays.
  • For special openings before Rockies games, news, and other updates, visit their website: https://ballparkmuseum.com/

Located in the LoDo (Lower Downtown) neighborhood of Denver, the National Ballpark Musem is the culmination of founder, president, and curator, Bruce "B" Hellerstein's lifelong love of baseball. Formerly known as "B's Ballpark Museum," our collection was recognized by Smithsonian Books as one of the top 20 finest private baseball collections in the World. The museum prides itself on one-of-kind treasures, including those from the original 14 classic ballparks. We are the only museum dedicated to ballparks and are dedicated to the Denver community for the preservation of the history of baseball. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

        [0 available ]

  • No reservation required. Please present your pass at the door.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Limit of 10 people in gallery at one time
  • New hours: Monday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm

See the finest examples of the quilter’s art, from antique bedcovers to the latest contemporary work. Exhibits change four times a year, so visit often! Go to www.rmqm.org for the latest exhibit schedule and information about classes, programs, and events. Be sure to visit the museum shop for unique pieces by local artists and gifts to nurture the creative spirit.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

        [0 available ]

  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present a printed or electronic version of your confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit 
  • No need for a timed reservation slot, feel free to walk-in anytime on the day of your reserved pass date 
  • Hours:
    • Air & Space Museum (Lowry): Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sunday 12–5pm
    • Exploration of Flight (Centennial): Fri-Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 12- 5 pm, Mon 10 am - 5 pm, Closed Tue-Thu
  • Visit Wings Over the Rockies for additional details on admission and visit policies.
  • This pass admits up to (4) individuals over the age of 3

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is Colorado's official air & space museum founded in 1994 and housed at the former Lowry Air Force Base. Dedicated to inspiring, educating and entertaining the public about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Visitors will find over 50 aircraft on display, thrilling flight simulator experiences and a learning center dedicated to the expansion of aerospace education in Colorado.

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Tuesday July 5, 2022

  • Reserve your museum pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website. Your confirmation email serves as entry at the door. 
  • Please present the printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for (1) person, with up to (3) additional people per party at $5 each.  You are able to pay the fee at the door.
  •  The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • We are accepting walk-ups during the hours of 9 am – 4:15 pm, with first entry at 9 am and last entry at 4:15 pm. Our exhibits close at 5:00 pm.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Special events not included with library pass

Butterfly Pavilion is the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences, home to over 5,000 animals! Embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie the tarantula. Step to Water’s Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! End your journey in our gardens and nature trail where you’re sure to see critters of all kinds.

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at the cost of $5 per individual. If you are a party of one, your pass is complimentary. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please bring a printed or electronic version of the confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit for entry
  • All persons ages three and above are asked to wear face coverings inside the Museum unless they have a medical condition or recognized exemption
  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Plan your visit: https://clyffordstillmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/hours-and-tickets/

Experience the legacy of Clyfford Still, an artist whose life has been shrouded in mystery and the bulk of whose work has been hidden from public view for more than 30 years. The museum includes approximately 3,125 works created by Clyfford Still between 1920 and 1980.  

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children 17 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge.

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  • No reservation required
  • Masks are required
  • Now closed on Mondays

There's something amazing about trains. The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Expreience it again at the Colorado Railroad Museum with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, and cabooses on a 15-acre railyard. See our exhibit galleries, renowned library, ROundhouse restoration facility and working turntable. Visit the Depot General Store with thousands of train gifts for every rail fan. 

This pass allows 6 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • No reservation required. Walk-ins welcome. Complimentary entry with library card.
  • Masks and social distancing are required. No hands-on activities currently offered. 
  • Closed Sunday and Monday
  • Open Tuesday–Saturday 10am–4pm

Housed in Historic Station No. 1, the Museum tells the story of the Denver Fire Department. The self-guided tour weaves the city's past with the history of firefighting in creative displays and hands-on activities that are entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages. 

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Check the website for information on parking.

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  • Please reserve your library pass through Arapahoe Libraries reservation system. Additional reservations are not required for museum admission. Check in at the ticketing desk and provide a digtal or printed copy of your pass for adimission. 
  • We encourage the purchase of separate IMAX, Planetarium or Temporary Exhibitions tickets in advance. 
  • Timed entry every 20 minutes. 
  • By order of the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment, everyone ages 2 and up are required to wear a mask while at the Museum except while eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. The mask requirement will be in place until Jan. 3 or until the order is rescinded.  The public health order may be accessed here.
  • The IMAX and Planetarium are open with limited seating. Please call 303.370.6306 to purchase tickets.  

Explore the wonders of science, Colorado, Earth and the universe at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! 

This pass allows up to 7 visitors to enter at no cost. You'll also receive discounts on special ticketed exhibitions and10% off in the Museum Shop & Cafe.

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  • After reserving your Arapahoe Libraries pass, you will receive an email confirmation from Arapahoe Libraries; however, this email will not serve as your pass to enter the zoo.
  • To receive your Denver Zoo passes, visit the ticketing link in the confirmation email
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people
  • Passes will be emailed from the Denver Zoo to the email address you provide
  • NOTE: Please bring a printed or digital copy of your Zoo tickets on the day of your visit

The Denver Zoo is celebrating 125 years of operation. Home to more than 3,600 animals, come visit and explore all the Zoo has to offer! 

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  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present the pass on the day of your reservation
  • Masks are required in enclosed spaces, including tour buses. Please follow Jefferson County COVID-19 protocol
  • Please visit dinoridge.org website for the latest protocol updates. 
  • Tours are available on a first come, first serve basis. No reservation is required. Available in both English and Spanish. 
  • Guided bus tours available every day of the week, occuring every 30 minutes.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of a tour time
  • Trek Through Time (museum) open 7 days a week!
  • The Discovery Center is now open!

Dinosaur Ridge is one of the world's most famous dinosaur fossil localities with a family-friendly visitor center and trails for groups of all ages. The Trek Through Time exhibit hall is designed as a walk through different environments at different prehistoric dates. The Dinosaur Ridge Trail has hundreds of dinosaur tracks and a quarry of dinosaur bones.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost to the Trek Through Time Exhibit Hall and a 40-minute guided tour of Dinosaur Ridge on the regularly scheduled hourly shuttle bus (half hourly in the summer). The tours are on a first come, first served basis.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please print or have available on a device, and bring it with you when you arrive.
  • Museum hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am - 5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm, closed Tuesday-Wednesday
  • No bags or purses are allowed on the exhibit floor. 
  • Locker room is currently open, free lockers are available

The Forney Museum of Transportation collects and exhibits a wide range of historical transportation artifacts.  We have trains, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft and much more.  Come see the famous Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ locomotive, or a 1923 Kissel ‘Gold Bug’ that belonged to Amelia Earhart

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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• Register for your pass using Arapahoe Libraries' ticket reservation system and please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email on the day of your visit
• Contact Four Mile Historic Park with any questions: 720-865-0800 or info@fourmilepark.org
• Open Friday - Sunday 10:00AM - 4:00PM
• Self-guided tours are available 

A former stage stop along the Cherokee Trail, the Four Mile House Museum is Denver’s oldest standing structure and the centerpiece of the surrounding twelve-acre history park. Tour historic homestead, say hello to resident farm animals, or just spread a blanket under a shady tree and enjoy a picnic.

This pass allows 2 adult visitors to enter at no cost. Children aged 6 and younger can accompany the pass holder free of charge. Pass not valid for special events. Pass may be redeemed on the day of your visit for 50% off a Family Membership to the Park.

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  • Reserve a museum pass on the date you would like to visit, then please present a digital or printed copy of your confirmation email at the time of your visit
  • You may purchase additional tickets if your group is larger than four
  • This pass does not guarantee a tour spot. For best redemption odds, please reserve a tour ticket online at www.mollybrown.org and use promo code ARAPAHOE at checkout
  • Need help?  Call 303-832-4092 ext 13
  • Spring 2022 and Fall/Winter 2022 hours: Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10 am–4 pm
  • Summer 2022 hours: May 16th – September 4th
    • Monday – Sunday – 9am – 5pm
    • Last museum entry at 4pm

Denver’s historic Molly Brown House Museum tells the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown’s activism, philanthropy and passion through educational programs, exhibits and stewardship. It is among the most visited historic sites in the state of Colorado, and one of only a handful of sites nationally dedicated to the interpretation of a woman’s story.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

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  • After reserving your library pass, please visit Museo's website here to reserve a pass with them as well. This only takes a few minutes. Use discount code: ArapahoeLibrary (case-sensitive) at checkout. 
  • Please provide a printed or digital copy of your email confirmation at the door for museum entry.
  • Questions? Call 303.571.4401.
  • Please mention that you are an Arapahoe Libraries patron when you arrive at the museum.
  • Museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 

Museo de las Americas is located in the heart of the Art District on Santa Fe, it is the premier Latin American art museum in the Rocky Mountain region.Museo is dedicated to educating our community through collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the diverse arts and cultures of the Americas, from ancient to contemporary, through innovative exhibitions and programming.Museo has served the Denver community for 29 years through award-winning exhibitions, educating programming and events.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • After you reserve your library pass, please bring a printed or digital copy of your confirmation email for admission to the museum
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) adults, children 18 and under are free
  • Library patrons must check out the pass from the library to visit Museum of Contemporary Art. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Hours: Tues-Fri, 12-7pm, Sat and Sun, 10am-5pm, Closed Mon
  • The first Saturday of every month is Penny Saturdays at the Museum; library passes do not cover Penny Saturdays but you are welcome to visit on that day for a penny
  • Special events and Holiday Theater events not included with library pass

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is paving a new path for a 21st century museum that is both/and: We are both advancing the field of contemporary art and providing a platform for creative expression, in the broadest sense of the term. We present both world-class exhibitions and quirky events, serious lectures and epic parties. We are both sophisticated and unpretentious. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. Children 18 and under are free.

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  • Library pass holders must present a printed or electronic copy of your confirmation email at the front desk to redeem for general admission tickets.
  • Each pass includes free admission for up to (4) people at the door
  • Library patrons must reserve their pass on Arapahoe Libraries' website to visit National Ballpark Museum. The pass is only valid for the specific date listed. The pass is non-transferable to another date. 
  • Museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am- 5 pm, and closed all major holidays.
  • For special openings before Rockies games, news, and other updates, visit their website: https://ballparkmuseum.com/

Located in the LoDo (Lower Downtown) neighborhood of Denver, the National Ballpark Musem is the culmination of founder, president, and curator, Bruce "B" Hellerstein's lifelong love of baseball. Formerly known as "B's Ballpark Museum," our collection was recognized by Smithsonian Books as one of the top 20 finest private baseball collections in the World. The museum prides itself on one-of-kind treasures, including those from the original 14 classic ballparks. We are the only museum dedicated to ballparks and are dedicated to the Denver community for the preservation of the history of baseball. 

This pass allows up to 4 visitors to enter at no cost. The pass cannot be used for special events.

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  • No reservation required. Please present your pass at the door.
  • Masks and social distancing required
  • Limit of 10 people in gallery at one time
  • New hours: Monday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm

See the finest examples of the quilter’s art, from antique bedcovers to the latest contemporary work. Exhibits change four times a year, so visit often! Go to www.rmqm.org for the latest exhibit schedule and information about classes, programs, and events. Be sure to visit the museum shop for unique pieces by local artists and gifts to nurture the creative spirit.

This pass allows 4 visitors to enter at no cost.

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  • Please reserve your pass through Arapahoe Libraries and present a printed or electronic version of your confirmation email on the day of your reserved visit 
  • No need for a timed reservation slot, feel free to walk-in anytime on the day of your reserved pass date 
  • Hours:
    • Air & Space Museum (Lowry): Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sunday 12–5pm
    • Exploration of Flight (Centennial): Fri-Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 12- 5 pm, Mon 10 am - 5 pm, Closed Tue-Thu
  • Visit Wings Over the Rockies for additional details on admission and visit policies.
  • This pass admits up to (4) individuals over the age of 3

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is Colorado's official air & space museum founded in 1994 and housed at the former Lowry Air Force Base. Dedicated to inspiring, educating and entertaining the public about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. Visitors will find over 50 aircraft on display, thrilling flight simulator experiences and a learning center dedicated to the expansion of aerospace education in Colorado.

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